The Longhorns

July 18, 2018 0
By Ralph Chain We started raising Longhorns in 1964. We bought our first Longhorns in the Centennial Drive, a celebration of the 100-year drive from Texas to Dodge City, Kan. We bought two cows and […]

The Fire

June 7, 2018 0
By Ralph Chain I have seen a lot of things happen in my lifetime. While most were good, I have seen some things that were not so good. One of those was the terrible fire […]

The Marijuana Patch

April 25, 2018 0
By Ralph Chain We own a ranch in Barber County, Kansas. The house at the headquarters lies about one and a half miles off of the main traveled road. My cousin Junior and his wife […]

Our Flight to Minnesota

March 30, 2018 0
By Ralph Chain I’ve had some pretty interesting experiences in my acquaintance with Jake Graham. At one time we use to feed sheep. Jake ran a feed grinder for George Kech. He would grind hay […]

Longhorns in Dallas

February 26, 2018 0
By Ralph Chain Several years ago we made history in Dallas. The city of Dallas contacted Wes and Cody Sander from the Woodward Ranch and wanted us to drive a herd of Longhorn steers in […]

No Rest for the Farmer & Rancher

January 3, 2018 0
By Ralph Chain It is one of the busiest times of the year. I can’t believe how much work and worry go in to having a Red Angus Sale. We are also drilling wheat, rye […]

The Old Maid

December 12, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain Of all the men who worked for us throughout the years, one fellow really stands out in my mind. His name was H. Rhodes, but we called him “H.” H, I guess, […]

Fat’s Outhouse

November 27, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain In the early 1900’s, two brothers came and filed on land about five miles north of where my granddad filed. Their names were Fat and Short Brookovin. Those were nicknames, but I […]

Our Flight to Hartsel

October 9, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain I have known Jake Graham a long time. We bought a herd of Angus cows in Nebraska together and some other registered cows from Alfred Draton in the O’Neill, Nebraska, area. We […]
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